Samaras, Tsipras draw battle lines for Sunday elections

With four days to go until the May 25th European elections and the second round of Greek local elections, political party leaders are rapidly unfolding their strategies as the race nears the end.

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras pledged the creation of jobs, a series of tax cuts and a return to economic growth in the next few years while stressing that voting for SYRIZA in Sunday’s election would be a step back for the country. SYRIZA is using the European Parliament campaign to push for a wider European front against austerity and form anti-memorandum alliances outside of Greece too.

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